- "Free China: The Courage to Believe". The award winning documentary tells the story of a mother and former Communist Party member, Jennifer Zeng, who along with more than 70 Million Chinese were practicing a belief that combined Buddhism and Daoism until the Chinese Government outlawed it. (http://freechina.ntdtv.org/blog/)
- “Harvest of Despair: The Unknown Holocaust” - Slavko Nowytski (Director), Yurij Luhovy (Director) In the fall and spring of 1932 and 1933, the government of the Soviet Union created a man-made famine in Ukraine to quell what was perceived as the dangerous threat of regional nationalism. The possibility of rebellion was eliminated at a most terrible cost of millions of lives. (http://www.amazon.com/Harvest-Despair-The-Unknown-Holocaust/dp/B0009T2JJW)
- “The Soviet Story”. Though an Allied power, the Soviet Union helped the Nazis to fight Jews and which slaughtered its own people on an industrial scale. (http://www.sovietstory.com/)
- As Far As My Feet Will Carry Me (2001) A German prisoner of war during WW II is sentenced to a labor camp in far east Siberia. After four years working in the mines he escapes from the camp (in 1949) and tries to get home to his wife and children. For three years he journeys through Siberia, an odyssey of 14,000 kilometers.
- East/West (1999) Oscar nominee: Best Foreign Language Film. Sandrine Bonnaire and Catherine Deneuve star in director Regis Wargnier's award-winning film about one family's brutal struggle to survive post-WWII Stalinist Russia.
- Katyn (2007) A dramatic film of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940.
- The Lives Of Others (2006) This Oscar-winning thriller (Best Foreign Language Film, 2006) tells the erotic story of an East German couple whose every intimate moment is being monitored by the Secret Police (STASI) hoping to learn information that could destroy their lives.
- The Way Back (2010) Siberian gulag escapees walk 4000 miles overland to freedom in India.
- Democide - http://www.hawaii.edu/powerkills/welcome.html (University of Hawaii) – maintained by Dr. R.J. Rummel. Governments (communist and otherwise) have murdered hundreds of millions of their citizens and those under their control. The questions are, then, how is this democide (murder by government) defined, is genocide included, how many have been killed, how do we find this out, and what sources can be used?
- The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation - http://www.victimsofcommunism.org. The mission of The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation is to educate this and future generations about the history, philosophy, and legacy of communism.
- Communism: A History - Richard Pipes (2003). This 160-page book is a mainstay of anticommunist literature. The final chapter is the most compact and devastating critique of communism you will see anywhere.
- The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression - Nicolas Werth, Stéphane Courtois et. Al, (1999). Already famous throughout Europe, this international bestseller plumbs recently opened archives in the former Soviet bloc to reveal the actual deeds of Communism around the world.
- The Harvest of Sorrow: Soviet Collectivization and the Terror-Famine - Robert Conquest (1986) Stalin's assault on the Soviet peasantry at the end of the 1920s and, in particular, his genocide of the Ukrainian people in the human-made famine of 1932-33.
- Stalin: The First In-depth Biography - Edvard Radzinsky (1997). A vivid, astonishingly intimate biography of Joseph Stalin.
- Katyn: Stalin's Massacre and the Triumph of Truth – Allen Paul (2010). Richly updated account covers Russian attempts to recant their admission of guilt for the murders in Katyn Forest.
- Gulag - Anne Applebaum, (2003). Intimate recreation of what life was like in the camps and links them to the larger history of the Soviet Union.
- Kolyma: The Arctic Death camps - Robert Conquest (1978). History of the worst of the Soviet concentration camps.
- Mao's Great Famine: The History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958-1962 - Frank Dikötter, (2011). This important work illustrates the dangers of one individual holding power to force millions to fulfill his personal fantasies.
- Pol Pot: Anatomy of a Nightmare – Philip Short (2005). A copiously well-researched and surprisingly accessible portrait of Pol that will prove indispensable to anyone interested in the subject.
- Exposing the Real Che Guevara: And the Useful Idiots Who Idolize Him - Humberto Fontova, (2008). Debunking familiar notions of Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara.
- Bitter Winds: A Memoir of My Years in China's Gulag - Harry Wu (1993). An inspiring first-hand account of enduring 19 years in captivity in Red China’s forced labor camps, hiding his books and surviving on bugs.
- Darkness at Noon - Arthur Koestler (1941). A former leader of the communist revolution finds himself on trial when the new regime moves to consolidate its power.
- We - Yevgeny Zamyatin (1924). Dystopian novel set in the future totalitarian OneState led by the all-powerful Benefactor where people lead lives of soul-crushing conformity.
- We the Living – Ayn Rand (1936). Autobiographical novel of life in Leninist Russia. The shattering climax drives home the point about individualism versus collectivism like nothing else you’ve ever seen.